Woman's head stepped on by Rand Paul supporters

Full story: TwinCities.com

Supporters of Republican U.S. Senate candidate Rand Paul wrestled a woman to the ground and one stepped on her head after she tried to confront the candidate in Kentucky.
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Waiyusotan

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Why don't you guys lighten up a little. Here's a little something. Redneck if: You've been married 3 times and still have the same in-laws.
TWA

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bushwhacked, the one from seattle is the confused stewge cant you tell by the posts
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#26130
Feb 17, 2013
 
Ok I believe every word of it now what was we talking about
Boats Second Class

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topit wrote:
Republicans all the way
OK Alice,you'll be in Wonderland one of these days.
Bushwhacked

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"We can put light where there's darkness, and hope where there's despondency in this country. And part of it is working together as a nation to encourage folks to own their own home."

- President George W. Bush, Oct. 15, 2002

The global financial system was teetering on the edge of collapse when Bush and his economics team huddled in the Roosevelt Room of the White House for a briefing that, in the words of one participant, "scared the hell out of everybody."

It was Sept. 18. Lehman Brothers had just gone belly-up, overwhelmed by toxic mortgages. Bank of America had swallowed Merrill Lynch in a hastily arranged sale. Two days earlier, Bush had agreed to pump $85 billion into the failing insurance giant American International Group.

The president listened as Ben Bernanke, chairman of the Federal Reserve, laid out the latest terrifying news: The credit markets, gripped by panic, had frozen overnight, and banks were refusing to lend money.

Then his Treasury secretary, Henry Paulson Jr., told him that to stave off disaster, he would have to sign off on the biggest government bailout in history. Bush, according to several people in the room, paused for a single, stunned moment to take it all in.

"How," he wondered aloud, "did we get here?"

Eight years after arriving in Washington vowing to spread the dream of home ownership, Bush is leaving office, as he himself said recently, "faced with the prospect of a global meltdown" with roots in the housing sector he so ardently championed.

There are plenty of culprits, like lenders who peddled easy credit, consumers who took on mortgages they could not afford and Wall Street chieftains who loaded up on mortgage-backed securities without regard to the risk.

But the story of how the United States got here is partly one of Bush's own making, according to a review of his tenure that included interviews with dozens of current and former administration officials.

From his earliest days in office, Bush paired his belief that Americans do best when they own their own homes with his conviction that markets do best when left alone. Bush pushed hard to expand home ownership, especially among minority groups, an initiative that dovetailed with both his ambition to expand Republican appeal and the business interests of some of his biggest donors. But his housing policies and hands-off approach to regulation encouraged lax lending standards.

Bush did foresee the danger posed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the government-sponsored mortgage finance giants. The president spent years pushing a recalcitrant Congress to toughen regulation of the companies, but was unwilling to compromise when his former Treasury secretary wanted to cut a deal. And the regulator Bush chose to oversee them - an old school buddy - pronounced the companies sound even as they headed toward insolvency.
TWA

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#26133
Feb 17, 2013
 
when does obozo become president other than taking credit when anything happens that seems to be good, whether you like it or not he is responsible for whats going on now, and he had a democrat senate and house his first two years, why didnt they fix the mess bush created to hear them tell it, i can tell you why they were busy trying to take over healthcare, which now everybody is starting to see is clusterscrew
TWA

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#26134
Feb 17, 2013
 
notunig this guy has done has made anything better not a single thing, go fill your car up then come back and tell me how bush and his oil crony buddies are gouging us at the pump, morons
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When you can write, you can intelligently criticize.
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Ps- Given the BS YOU'VE WRITTEN, you're barely a decent source of fertilizer, let alone unbiased opinions...
TWA

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i see the confused stewge has changed its name once again, be careful there lesbo you could wind up with carpet in your teeth
TWA

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is that carpet between your teeth there confused stewge
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Why the hell does this post show up in every city topix has posting for? I heard topix is part owned by courier journal - this liberal paper hates rand Paul. These liberal papers are losing revenue one would think a few would shift a bit to at least the center to stop some of revenue loss
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Bushwhacker wrote:
When you can write, you can intelligently criticize.
Some day my Slewsie will graduate from that ESL class he is taking. I am so proud of my gay hubby.
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Jgh wrote:
Why the hell does this post show up in every city topix has posting for? I heard topix is part owned by courier journal - this liberal paper hates rand Paul. These liberal papers are losing revenue one would think a few would shift a bit to at least the center to stop some of revenue loss
Media is not to inform but to conform people.

That's why collectivism is so championed by paid posters.

You will notice anti-libertarian posts.
you will notice global warming posts that never die.

In every city...

Propagandists gotta eat too
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Papers don't get money from consumer ads.

They get money based on how much influence they can have on their readers.

Arianna Huffington made billions peddling the sheep she herded on her website.
And the dumb sheep are content being told what to think and how to think.

Notice the number of subjective words in "news articles"?

Left and right media are both guilty of polarizing then coralling their readers.

There's fox news then msnbc. Both guilty.

Don't blame sheep herder's though.

Sheep herders wouldn't be around if there wasn't so many sheep to herd.
Constitution Party

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#26148
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someone wrote:
Papers don't get money from consumer ads.
They get money based on how much influence they can have on their readers.
Arianna Huffington made billions peddling the sheep she herded on her website.
And the dumb sheep are content being told what to think and how to think.
Notice the number of subjective words in "news articles"?
Left and right media are both guilty of polarizing then coralling their readers.
There's fox news then msnbc. Both guilty.
Don't blame sheep herder's though.
Sheep herders wouldn't be around if there wasn't so many sheep to herd.
All of the Ron Paul supporter out there will be celebrating Rand Paul's defeat to Steve Beshear for U.S. Senate in 2016!
Constitution Party

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#26149
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someone wrote:
Papers don't get money from consumer ads.
They get money based on how much influence they can have on their readers.
Arianna Huffington made billions peddling the sheep she herded on her website.
And the dumb sheep are content being told what to think and how to think.
Notice the number of subjective words in "news articles"?
Left and right media are both guilty of polarizing then coralling their readers.
There's fox news then msnbc. Both guilty.
Don't blame sheep herder's though.
Sheep herders wouldn't be around if there wasn't so many sheep to herd.
All of the Ron Paul supporters out there will be celebrating Rand Paul's defeat to Steve Beshear for U.S. Senate in 2016!
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Constitution Party wrote:
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All of the Ron Paul supporters out there will be celebrating Rand Paul's defeat to Steve Beshear for U.S. Senate in 2016!
Ya just like Americans are "celebrating" obamas re-election. With record gas prices and unemployment.
Unfunded wars in middle east.
Erosion of civil rights.
and unending inflation.

Be careful if media cant get rid of Rand Paul and his supporters.

You will be out of a job soon.
Unless you are dumb enough to work for free as a propagandists
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someone wrote:
<quoted text>
Media is not to inform but to conform people.
That's why collectivism is so championed by paid posters.
You will notice anti-libertarian posts.
you will notice global warming posts that never die.
In every city...
Propagandists gotta eat too
Papers don't get money from consumer ads.

They get money based on how much influence they can have on their readers.

Arianna Huffington made billions peddling the sheep she herded on her website. And the dumb sheep are content being told what to think and how to think.

Notice the number of subjective words in "news articles"?

Left and right media are both guilty of polarizing then coralling their readers.

There's fox news then msnbc. Both guilty.

Don't blame sheep herder's though.

Sheep herders wouldn't be around if there wasn't so many sheep to herd.

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